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Jul 31, 2012 7:30am EDT
-goers in a colorado theater faced the families of the victims in court. james holmes sat in silence as pros prosecutors filed 142 charges. holmes suspected of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others earlier this month in the city of aurora. prosecutors charged him with murder, attempted murder and possession of ex-plea sievmr ex. he said yes when the judge asked if he understood the charges. lawyers expect the case will hinge on holmes' men state at the time of the shooting. defense lawyers say he was receiving psychiatric treatment before the crimes. prosecutors will consult the victims' families before deciding on whether to demand the death penalty. >>> u.s. computer giant apple and south korean computer, competitor, samsung electronics have entered a legal battle over smartphones and tablet computers. jury selection began at the federal courthouse in san jose, california. the firms have fought about 50 similar trials around the world since april of last year. lawyers for apple are asking the court to stop samsung from selling smart phones and computers in the u.s. and demanding compens
Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of comfort. >> after two days, officials were able to enter the home of the suspect. holmes online purchases included a few thousand rounds of handgun ammunition, 3000 rounds for an assault rifle, and shells for a 12-gauge shotgun. when police cut into his apartment, they found 30 hand grenades and several containers filled with gunpowder and gasoline. according to witnesses, a higher death toll may have been avoided because holmes weapon jammed as he fired on the crowd. the obama administration has already ruled out changing the nation's gun laws. jay carney said that the president's view is we can take steps to make sure guns are out of the hands of people who should not have them under existing law. holmes is currently being held in solitary confinement. we will host a round table on the shootings and past mass killings after the headlines. police in the california city of anaheim are facing allegations of murder and brutality after shooting two latino men over the weekend and firing rubber bullets at crowds. one anaheim officers shot and killed men will be as after he reportedly ran away
Jul 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
shooting suspect james holmes detailed his planned massacre more than a week before the attack occurred. and unopened package sent by james holmes recovered at the university of colorado mailroom at illustrations and notes about killing a large number of people. the package was sent to a psychiatrist, but never opened. speaking wednesday louisiana, president obama says he plans to tackle u.s. gun violence in the shootings aftermath. >> many gun runners would understand ak-47's along in the hands of soldiers and not the hands of criminals. that they belong on the battlefield of war, not on the streets of our cities. i believe the majority of gun owners would agree we should do everything possible to prevent criminals and fugitives from purchasing weapons. we should check someone's criminal record before they can check out a gun show, that a mentally unbalanced individual should not be able to get his hands on a gun so easily. [applause] these steps should not be controversial, that common- sense. >> obama's, gun violence comes as he faces pressure to back a robust global arms treaty befo
Jul 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
shooting suspect james holmes made his first court appearance on monday, days after allegedly killing 12 people and wounding dozens more in a shooting rampage at a local movie theater. the district attorney carol chambers of colorado's arapahoe county said prosecutors had yet to decide if they will seek the death penalty. >> the death penalty decision has to be made within 60 days of the arraignment, so it is months down the line still. over the course of those months, we will be talking with all the victims, developing relationships so they know who we are and who they can talk to. that will take some time in this case. >> holmes appeared dazed throughout the proceedings, forcing his court-appointed attorney to answer the judge's questions on his behalf. around 40 relatives of the shooting victims were seated in the courtroom when holmes appeared. but president obama and mitt romney continued to reject calls for stricter gun control laws in the shootings aftermath. on monday, romney said "i still believe the second amendment is the right course to preserve and defend and don't believe t
Jul 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, the massacre at the aurora theater, the latest news is the shooting suspect has been identified as james holmes. the death toll has been revised to 12. we're told the 24-year-old male shooter was driving a car with tennessee plates, but have been living locally in an apartment in aurora. >> oil giant royal dutch shell's plans to drill in the alaskan arctic drew more protests this week when one of its ships almost ran aground there saturday. the noble discover is one of two vessels that will drill exploratory oil wells in the chukchi and beaufort seas this summer. it activists with greenpeace forced dozens of shell sites to temporarily shut down this week as part of a global protest to stop the drilling. at a gas station in london, they managed to place an animatronic polar bear on the station's roof. >> shell will be the first big oil company this summer to start drilling for oil in the arctic. the arctic is a unique and beautiful area of the planet. to drill for oil there will endanger the wildlife, the habitat of polar bears, and other creatures as well as the 4 million people who live there.
Jul 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. shooting suspect james holmes has been charged with 24 counts of first-degree murder for the killings of 12 people at a movie theater in aurora, colorado earlier this month iran had also left 58 people wounded, several critically, for which james holmes faces 116 counts of attempted murder. on monday, he made the second court appearance since the massacre, with shooting survivors and relatives of the slain victims in attendance. prosecutors have yet to announce whether they'll seek the but a penalty. a pretrial hearing has been set for late september. syrian government troops and rebel forces are engaged in intense fighting as the battle for aleppo continues for a fourth day. both sides have authored -- offered conflicting recounts with the syrian military claiming to have retaken several rebel-held areas. overnight shelling in many neighborhoods. government forces are again being accused of targeting international monitors after a convoy carrying the head of the observer mission was attacked monday. at the end of
Jul 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
holmes, is to make a second court appearance today. his public defender has made court filings showing he had been receiving psychiatric treatment before the shooting occurred. police in maryland say they may have prevented another shooting with the arrest of a man who made violent threats and was found to have a large stockpile of weapons. the suspect, the press got, reportedly had called as workplace and a threat referring to himself as the joker just as james holmes allegedly had called himself. maryland police and the bureau of aqaba, tobacco, and firearms officials described the raid on the home. >> he made significant threats to come back and harm the people at the business. he said, i am a joker and i'm going to load my guns and blow everyone up. that initiated a 36-hour investigation that culminated early this morning. >> we had several agents on the scene that evaluated the evidence, recover approximately 25 firearms, several thousand rounds of ammunition. the firearms were described the semi-automatic rifles, semi- automatic pistols may cut the canadian oil company enbridge has
Jul 27, 2012 7:30pm EDT
. james holmes was very troubled and undiagnosed. a background check wouldn't do anything about that. all i'm saying is, that is a huge problem because most of the mad men we know, columbine, who have done awful heinous things with guns, have a problem, a mental problem. as a society, we need to have a -- tipper gore did a good job on this topic. we need to be more embracing of people with mental illness. >> the nra opposes background -- on anybody. we ought to come out and say, at least ask the people who have a diagnosed mental illness, those people should not get guns. >> those people can't. it says -- >> the nra tries to knock that out in the district of columbia. >> but it does say -- the nra also knocked on in virginia you had a limit on two handgun purchases a month. if you need 20 a month now in my home state, you can get them. thanks to the nra. go ahead. >> what i was going to say is that is exactly one of the solutions to this problem, real tow start paying attention. start educating our youth on what it means, life and death with gun ownership and also, to pay attention to tho
Jul 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
denied reports that a package sent by shooting suspect james holmes detailing plans for the massacre sat unopened in a campus mailroom before the shooting occurred. the school says the package was received the monday after the attack and promptly reported to police. in mexico, thousands of protesters have blocked the headquarters of the country's leading television network to accuse it of biased coverage in the recent presidential elections. pri candidate enrique peÑa nieto defeated lÓpez obrador earlier this month and a vote critics say was marred by fraud and tainted media coverage in favor of negative's campaign. lÓpez obrador has challenged the election results in court. televisa has even been accused of receiving payments from negative's campaign to skew its coverage. on thursday, a massive crowd gathered outside the network's studio, chanting "tell the truth." republican presidential candidate mitt romney is drawing controversy in britain. britons heavily criticized romney thursday after he questioned their country's preparedness to host the olympic games. romney was speaking to
Jul 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> whether to fight or not. >> oliver wendell holmes fdr had a first-rate temperament and a third rate mind. >> and i don' i don't know thats true. >> but temperament is the way you approach the world and deal with people your outward sign of the inner emotional intelligence you have and i think it is the most important quality. >> if you try to predict how these people behave no office temperament is one of the few things you really get a fix on. >> in other words, people can get, people ought to be able to understand the temperament. >> the stupid debates. >> you see what people are like. >> they are so -- >> you see them on the trail -- >> rose: what was it about lincoln, he called on to have a successful presidency? it was clearly courage and it was clearly intellect and it was clearly a sense of mission, the overriding need to save the union, and end slavery but tell me more. >> i think from the time he was young, he had this desire to create something that would stand the test of time so that he would be remembered, i mean from the time his mother died, his first love died, his siste
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